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L.A. Farewell Dinner on Westside

Oopsie Daisy | Apr 28, 200209:30 PM

I'm taking a good friend out to dinner tomorrow (Monday). She's moving away from Los Angeles, so it'll be one of those bittersweet farewell meals.

I'm trying to think of a nice place for two gals to have dinner. Nothing overwhelmingly ritzy (she's one of those considerate types, and would worry the entire meal that it was too expensive for my budget). Somewhere with a warm, cozy atmosphere where we can chat 'n chow.

I'm drawing an absolute blank here. The closest I've come is Il Fornaio on Ocean in Santa Monica, or the Charthouse out by Topanga...but I'm not crazy about doing a chain-type restaurant. They have the ambience I'm after, but a venue that is more peculiar to L.A. would be nice.

Japanese and Indian cuisines are out (not her faves), but anything else Westside-y (except the evil Gladstones!) goes.

Any suggestions? Anything in Malibu, maybe?

Thanks in advance, all.

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